Your head is throbbing, your stomach is rumbling and you can still taste alcohol.

Some argue that the best hangover cure is rest and water. Those'll work, but we think you're better off with some good food. Here's where to find it, whether you prefer a dose of salt and fat; a vitamin-rich juice; or God forbid, more alcohol.

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Best Fried Chicken in Melbourne
Best Burgers in Melbourne
Best Pizza in Melbourne
Best Healthy Cafes in Melbourne
Best Boozy Brunches in Melbourne

Stagger Lee’s

Pair your burger or fry-up with a Bloody Mary.

276 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Royal Stacks

Shake Shack-inspired burgers served fast.

470 Collins Street, Melbourne


How about a deep-fried calzone?

73 Brighton Road, Elwood
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Galleon Cafe

Order the Drunken Sailor's Big Brekky and pair with one of four Bloody Marys.

9 Carlisle Street, St Kilda

1090 Burger

These umami bombs will hit the spot.

181A Swan Street, Richmond

Wide Open Road

Bacon sandwich + gruyere potato cake + Bloody Mary.

274 Barkly Street, Brunswick

Kustom Burgers

Behold the F350: triple patty, triple bacon, triple cheese.

861 High Street, Thornbury

Eat’aliano by Pino

Order the panzerotti fritti – deep-fried pizza dough topped with cheese.

122 High Street, Windsor
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Nutrition Bar

Get some vitamins in you.

121 Swan Street, Richmond

Serotonin Eatery

Melbourne's first "happiness" cafe.

52 Madden Grove, Burnley

Rita's Cafeteria

Some of the saltiest pizza in town.

239 Johnston Street, Abbotsford
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Heal.Thy Self Co.

Go on, heal thyself.

26 Ballarat Street, Yarraville


For fried chicken crumbed in Frosties cereal and burgers with potato cakes in them.

48 Easey Street, Collingwood

Yoku Ono Ramen + Sake

Specialises in restorative chicken broth.

6A Anchor Place, Prahran
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Leonard’s House of Love

Burgers and fried chicken in the one place. Handy.

3 Wilson Street, South Yarra


Make a preemptive strike on your hangover - this spot is open 24 hours a day.

225 Russell Street, Melbourne

Belles Hot Chicken Fitzroy

Fix yourself in Fitzroy, Richmond or Windsor.

150 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
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Shop Ramen Fitzroy

You deserve a warm, rich bowl of ramen.

329 Smith Street, Fitzroy

Beatbox Kitchen Brunswick

Burgers, fries and a milkshake. You're in hangover heaven.

682 Sydney Road, Brunswick

8bit Footscray

Greasy burger gold.

8 Droop Street, Footscray

Matcha Mylkbar

Green tea and acai bowls to reboot.

72 Acland Street, St Kilda
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BOY & Co.

Chilli cheese fries. 'Nuff said.

224 Glenferrie Road, Malvern

Gorilla Grill

For chicken ribs and "kim-cheese" fries.

36 Edgewater Boulevard, Maribyrnong